8 Faculty/Mentors

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Rauri Bowie, Professor
(1) Adaptation and evolution of hummingbirds, sunbirds, and lizards (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analyzing skull shape variation in eagles, hawks, falcons, and vultures (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) DNA sequencing to investigate bird diversification and the role of pathogens in modulating biodiversity (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Architectural Innovation and Evolution of Weaverbird Nests (Current Term Now Closed)
Carla Cicero, Staff Curator
(1) Advanced Preparation Techniques at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Geographic Variation in Birds of Western North America (Full- no new appr needed)
Chris Conroy, Staff Curator
(1) Genomics of the California vole (Microtus californicus) and related rodents (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Evolution of the Trowbridge shrew (Current Term Now Closed)
Michelle Koo, Staff Curator

150 W150 Years of Women at Berkeley (more info)

(1) Biodiversity Informatics and GIS Apprenticeship at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Communication and Outreach apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Archives Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
Jimmy McGuire, Professor
(1) Reconstructing the evolutionary history of scincid lizards on Sulawesi (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) AmphibiaWeb: Cataloging amphibian species, traits, and taxonomy for conservation biology (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Nachman, Professor
(1) The genetic basis of speciation in house mice (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Skeletal variation in tropical and temperate house mice (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Maternal influence on thermal adaptation in house mice (Full- no new appr needed)
Carol Spencer, Staff Curator
(1) Curatorial Apprentice: Exploring Biodiversity, Curation, and Specimen Preparation in Natural History Collections at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
Rebecca Tarvin, Professor
(1) Experimental evolution of toxic flies (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Imperiled frog morphology (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) A review of amphibian chemical defenses (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) A review of symbiotic marine invertebrates in California (Current Term Now Closed)